Silvana Vergel

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The migration of arterial smooth muscle cells (SMCs) plays an important role in normal vessel development as well as the pathobiology of blood vessels. Because it is difficult to study cell migration(More)
BACKGROUND Heparin is a potent inhibitor of smooth muscle cell (SMC) growth and intimal hyperplasia in animal models but has been ineffective in inhibiting restenosis in humans. This difference may(More)
Prosthetic vascular grafts containing retrovirally transduced autologous vascular smooth muscle cells were studied as a model for introduction of human genes into baboons. Retroviral vectors encoding(More)